M. Teagarden, M. Butler, and M. Von Glinow argue that cost cutting is a challenge increasingly confronting managers. Chasing cheap labor, especially through use of offshore manufacturing in developing and newly industrialized Pacific Rim countries has become a popular response to this challenge.
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When is a Joint Venture a Joint Venture? The Classification of Sino-Foreign Strategic Business Alliances
Mary B. Teagarden and Mary Ann Von Glinow argue that Sino-U.S. strategic business alliance research is impeded by several obstacles: (1) various alliance types are confounded; (2) alliance data are aggregated regardless of life cycle stage; and (3) there is a dearth of reliable data about these alliances.
Contextual Determinants of Human Resource Management Effectiveness in International Cooperative Alliances: Evidence from the People’s Republic of China
Mary Ann Von Glinow and Mary B. Teagarden argue that international cooperative alliances, especially joint ventures in developing countries with command economies such as the People’s Republic of China, encounter myriad factors pertaining to HRM that constrain or influence their effectiveness.
The Transfer of Human Resource Management Technology in Sino-US Cooperative Ventures: Problems and Solutions
In this paper by Mary Ann Von Glinow and Mary B. Teagarden, differences between Chinese and U.S. human resource management systems are described with respect to fundamental organization and work-related assumptions about people and performance, rewards, training and development, and educational background of HR practitioners.
Mary Ann Von Glinow and Mary B. Teagarden state that joint ventures between the United States and China have increased dramatically since normalization of relationships resulting in China’s Open Door Policy.